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of strengthening the middle class, and creating a equitable domestic economy. and that message is now forming foreign policy as well. senator john kerry laid out his vision at the senate confirmation hearings yesterdays, and it relies as much on economics as diplomasy. >> we know that american foreign policy is not defined by drones and deployments alone. more than ever foreign policy is economic policy. the world is competing for resources in global markets. >> jennifer: the obama/kerry foreign policy doctrine might be it's the economy stupid, and in fact it is really a economic strategy. much of the violence was driven by individuals financial insecurity as a result of the poverty. look at the arab spring which economic grievances lead to political revolution. a fruit selling started that protest by lighting himself on fire. his protest lead to the oh eventually overthrow of a decade's long dictatorship, and since then life has improved for tunisian. here is one union worker describing the change. >> the main benefit of the revolution is the disappearance of the stat
, pressure to stop iran in the program. they've taken a huge bite out of the iranian economy but their nuclear program is accelerating. by spring our prime minister said come spring, come summer by the united nations they will have enough rich uranium for a bomb. they'll take it, go under ground-- >> this spring. >> this spring. >> cenk: discuss israel have an agreement to act by spring. >> we are close in communication with the administration to figure out when it will be too late to stop iran. we believe crippling sanctions together with the military threat that sends to iran a simple thing. you will not have that bomb no matter what you do. right now they think that they're paying a high price but that they will have the bomb. but the threat of military action if they don't stop hopefully that will be enough to make them stop. we don't want a military solution. >> cenk: there are some reports that there was an explosion at their top nuclear site in iran. can you confirm whether israel was involved with that? >> i can't come firm the press reports but i can tell you that th
think almost all those moves are really good. what we need to do in almost every sector of the economy is move beyond our dependence on fossil fuel and invest in in clean energies instead. every time we do that we'll put more people to work, we'll cut emissions, and we'll keep our air clean and water safe. if we keep jesting in dirty fuel projects whether it's the tar sands from canada or the coal in the pacific northwest or fracking in west virginia, ohio and mission. michigan. the more we do what we're doing the more we'll stay stuck in the fossil fuel economy. >> cenk: you mentioned the sand stone there. >> when you hear a speech like the president made today it becomes clear that he's committed to fighting climate change. the first test, the first big test that the president will have is whether to approve or reject this pipeline. i'm confident that he'll reject it. i really am. you simply cannot be committed to fighting climate change and then simultaneously invest in the most dirty carbon-intensive oil source on the planet. this is the first test for the president whether he or n
for my test, but they said, we can't default. don't hold the economy hostage any more. cut spending where you want to cut spending but don't use the debt limit to do it. they realize there is no political appetite in the business world in the regular world, and in the political world to hold the economy hostage in the way that they did in 2011. >> michael, tell me how in the world they gain leverage by having the fight over the budget or the sequester instead? i don't see it. >> there is something that nobody is talking about here, which is the political leverage that boehner wants right now. i think boehner needs to reassess. i think this is a retreat. give it to the senate for a while. let's get our troops back together and figure out what is going on here and then move forward again. i do agree with some the people who say this is a surrender because i think it's a political surrender for a moment. there is always strategy within the republican party. i don't think this is the kind of situation that will just go away. it is always kicking the can down, but i think there is a political
rates lower regulatory burdens, why didn't the bush--why didn't the economy take off in the decade of 2009. >> it gets to this most boring issue in the world back to the monetary and the crazy dollar destroyed nixon destroyed jimmy carter undermined george bush and none of them knew what hit them. president obama has no appreciation that the volatile dollar that the fed has done is making his task infinitely more difficult. they don't understand it. it has not been taught for decades in the schools. the eyes roll over when it comes up. who shot up lately. so by default bad things happen. >> gavin: some are concerned about money in politics, and the rise of the super pacs. we always had indulgences with wealthy people on both sides with independent ex-pen expenditures. is this healthy for our democracy? are you concerned honestly are you a little bit concerned about what is happening? >> what should be done is take that 76 law which put caps on giving and then the supreme court syd no for individuals and going down this path for 30 years. just throw the whole thing out. from my own
are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: all right. it's monday, and that means that cenk uygur and the young turks have three days to stir up trouble for tonight's show. what is on tonight. >> we'll bring in the counsel general for israel to talk about their elections. what does it mean for israel and perhaps iran. and then couple of other conversations that are interesting. the person running in jesse jackson's district a republican who happens to be african american, and we'll talk to him about the gun violence in chicago as well as other topics. and someone who is an undocumented immigrant but is a lawyer here or wants to be a lawyer here, and has passed the bar here in california. how immigration
? over 5 million new jobs, saved the auto industry, brought this economy back. it still has a long ways to go. got the star treaty approved by the united states.s. senate and remember, he did get osama bin laden, led this country on the issue of same-sex marriage, the first president to do so. pardon me, and the point is, two great women to the supreme court. now, looking ahead, that's the first question. what do you think about that first term? 866-55 press. are you yesterday? second, what do you want to see in the second term? i tell you what we are already seeing: a lot more backbone on the part of president obama. it is worken, proven by the fact that the republicans in the house caved over the weekend on the debt ceiling and said, all right. they will extend it for only three months, not good enough. they said they will extend it notno strings attached without all of the cuts to social security and medicare they had been demanding bluffs president obama, we got his back and he stays tough, gets things done in this second term. let's talk about it 866
. this is not just a spectator sport. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast wherever you are. i dropped the itch. free yourself from embarrassing scalp itch. drop the itch with maximum strength scalpicin®. also available scalpicin® 2 in 1, itch relief plus dandruff control. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, eta
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again. i think what at the really want to do is simply wait for the economy to pick up and grow. tax revenues will increase. the deficit is already coming down. >> bill: yes. >> people don't understand that. the deficit is already coming down. so what he wants to do is, you know, this rising tide lifts all boats kind of thing. once the economy improves, this heat to cut entitlements they think will probably dissipate. >> that's their strategy >> bill: don't you think it's cheeky of mitch mcconnell to attack the president or criticize. maybe attack is too strong the president for not reaching out in his inaugural address when mitch mcconnell on day 1 of the 2009 said, our number 1 legislative priority is to deny him a second term? right? >> pot meets kettle. absolutely. mitch mcconnell, it was completely hypocritical of him. i mean: are you surprised? that clearly shows you, look, the partisan lines. people thought there is always this in the wake of an election there is always this period. talk about happy new year. there is this period. i am not sur
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-- of the president's second term, especially as it relates to jobs and the economy. all right. so stay right with us because there is a lot going on. a lot of great, political faces to see. like peter king's right behind us. if you like the academy awards and you like politics, this is the place to be. don't go away. >>>> jennifer: welcome back to current tv's coverage of president barack obama's inauguration. we've got bill press who's on the parade grounds or on the grounds of the mall. we've got michael shure in portland, oregon. watch this feed right here of the presidential motorcade coming from the white house to the capitol and in fact, my favorite bit of presidential inauguration trivia is about the carriage that was built to transport martin van buren to his inauguration in 1837. that carriage, unlike this cadillac, was constructed of timber from the dismantled u.s.s. constitution. can you imagine that? that carriage, obviously being hugely symbolic. very, very exciting moment as the motorcade arrives. >> john: i spent a lot of time in d.c. this year. if i could have unobstructed traffic to
for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ i want the people who watch our show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. [ music ] >> this is the bill press show. >> bill: president obama winning 71% of the latino vote last november. maybe that's why republicans are suddenly excited about immigration reform. so really, this is just trying to save the
no changes no effort really to actually do anything except for the economy to improve tax receipts to go up and you know, lower spending on sort of income support type things that the government was doing. so i do think when you have that tail wind, when all of a sudden it becomes a smaller problem versus a bigger problem it becomes easier. if you look at the long-term charts, you know, it seems like it is heading in this direction where all of a sudden, it doesn't become a big deal. the government pays less in interest in the debt than it has in decades. >> bill: all of that makes for an easier climate. michael san toly, you can follow him at finance at yahoo.com. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." (vo) vanguard is all new with a world premiere episode straight from today's headlines. >> announcer: heard around the country and seen on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: all right. tom daschle at the top of the next hour. bill e-mails in. bill please do an a-hole of the day segment. you'll never run out of candidates. that's for sure. rich maxwell says rand paul mus
out for us. ♪ ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. he rapped about violence and racism until the thug-life he glorified ended up taking his own. of all the hours in all his days, these are the ones you'll never forget. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ going to make me lose my mind ♪ ♪ y'all going to make me go all out over here, over here ♪ >> over here? >> no, over there. >> stephanie: if you were watching on current tv you noticed a settle chair dancing from charlie pierce. >> i am down with the utes, as my children will tell you. >> stephanie: i gave you a big shoutout yesterday on the show. >> yes i achieved lady liberalism estrogen by introducing stephanie miller to elizabeth warren. we greeted each other enthuse asikly -- >> stephanie: she gave you a bear hug. >> i know he is like come here. come here! >> stephanie: he was like a spastic base coach. because kenny log ins was play
at their -- their vilification of bill clinton, we forget because the economy -- we didn't go through a major snap during that time like we did now. and certainly not coming in. the original iraq war lasted 21 days, 19 days effectively. 21 with the troop's removal. that was over before clinton came in. >> that was amazing. >> hal: yeah but it was also -- it was arguably more of a wag the dog situation you know than almost any other -- >> it was different because -- >> hal: it was based on slant drilling. iraq was slant drilling into -- >> yeah. went into a country that was being invaded by another country. we didn't go into the country that was invading. so there are two different kinds of wars. >> hal: absolutely. in the case of iraq this time, iran never attacked us. never invaded us. >> right. >> hal: never had the capability of attacking or invading. >> we told saddam hussein he could go ahead. >> hal: that's the thing. >> no opinion on the border dispute. >> hal: exactly. we gave him i think $6 billion 90 days before the iraq war began and gave him tacit agreement. as soon as he did them, jumped on
leveraged three months from now at the expense of jobs in the economy. >> stephanie: thank you. can down the road for three months. nancy pelosi yesterday. >> it is a gimmick unworthy of the fiscal and economic challenges that we face. this proposal does not have certaintive. it does not have growth. and it does not have my support. >> here! as they would say in parliament. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: speaking of awesome women, debbie wasserman schultz unanimously reelected as chairman of the dnc. [ ♪ patriotic music ♪ ] >> stephanie: she said we're going to fight tooth and nail to stop people from trying to tear down our president, this democratic party will stand and fight. [ applause ] >> stephanie: fight! fight! fight! she can get people fired up i tell you what. because it made all of the right people mad. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: obviously gun control will be one of the first issues up. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: like clock work, jim. texas republicans call for more guns in schools following shooting at loan star c
on two less obvious facets of foreign policy, the earnvinement and his economy and talked about the u.s. putting its own fiscal house in order to be a leader on the world stage. kerry, a long-time clean energy advocate says it is a $6 trillion market worth millions of american jobs and we need to get in the game. >> the solution of climate change is energy policy. and the opportunities of energy policy so vastly outweigh the downsides that you are expressing concern about and i will spend a lot of time trying to persuade you and other colleagues. >> he was less committal about whether he would approve the keystone pipeline because it would cross the border between the u.s. and canada. kerry is expected to get a positive recommendation from the committee and if you will confirmation from the full senate next week. back with more bill press after the break. stay with us. alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with so
immigration that is because the economy is so bad. to which i said oh, so it was bush's problem. these are the guys who said if we don't rally behind the president it is treasonnous. she was reading from a statement, and that's true and she got choked up during its the part of whether the mothers who will never see their husband's again that was ad libbed. >> stephanie: sean hannity this anger is outrage it was staged probably under the direction of james carville. here we go again. >> and again, it's just republican airborne amnesia. they hated her. then they loved her. then they are going to hate her again for the next four years. remember john kerry? totally backfired in their face because if they had kicked bush to the curve and let john kerry become president in 2004 john kerry would have inherited the crap storm. and they blew it. >> can you work with me then on an ongoing basis so we can get that behind us. >> well, i think, senator in all fairness, i think we do know what happened. i -- i think that it is very clear -- were you at the briefing with
of the machinists union sharpening america's edge on the global economy. you bet. for more information, you can go to their web site under president tom buffenbarger. go iam.org. out there following the inaugural ceremony yesterday particularly the president's speech with a whole slew of articles about the different themes that he hit, of course, our friends at think progress. the deputy editor of think progress igor volsky here for his tuesday appearance on the "full court press." >> good morning, good morning. >> bill: good to see you. i know you had to get up early to come here this morning but not as early as did you to go to the inaugural ceremony. >> waking up at 3:00, getting there at 4:00 and being in my seat by 7:00. it was all worth it. >> that's a long time to wait, man. >> what did you do from 7:00 to 11:55? >> a lot of words with friends listened to sirius as i do. a lot of dancing also to keep warm because it was a little chilly. not as chilly as today but it was still kind of cold. >> bill: with the ceremony yesterday, the sun went down and you would think it would like warm up. no,
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